Cultural Accelerator

Cultural Accelerator (CA) is a capacity building program for artists and cultural workers across and…

Cultural Accelerator (CA) is a capacity building program for artists and cultural workers across and beyond Europe. The Programme is designed to provide participants with practical tools to make their projects and organisations successful and resilient. Cultural Accelerator will consist of expert talks and practical workshops featuring prominent cultural researchers and practitioners. 

Cultural Accelerator is initiated by Trans Europe Halles (TEH), Lund, Sweden and Ta(r)dino 6 Art Platform (TAP), Baku, Azerbaijan.  

The CA online programme is over and was a great success with 300+ people showing up for every session! 

Physical event in Baku

Yet, the project contuínues and we are now slowly preparing for the second step – a physical event in Baku. The event will take place in the evening on July 9, 2021 (the date might change to 14 July). This event is open for local participants only.

The theme will be ‘Independent Cultural Sector in Azerbaijan: Challenges and Opportunities’. If you are based in Azerbaijan and would like to attend the event, please register here.

Online programme

The online programme is over and we are thrilled that so many of you could join this April. Thank you so much for your engagement and support. We hope you enjoyed the programme and found it useful. 

We have prepared the recordings from our online programme in ENG/RUS/AZE! So you can check out all the sessions that you have missed or re-watch those that you enjoyed the most.

Who can participate 

Cultural Accelerator’s online programme is open to anyone interested in the topics and willing to learn more about them from experts working with cultural advocacy, campaigning, bottom-up democracy and policy-making; as well as prominent cultural managers, curators, cultural consultants and policymakers. We are sure that cultural practitioners, researchers and policy-makers from Europe, Caucasus,  Middle East and Central Asia can greatly benefit from taking part in our online programme. 

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This project is supported by Swedish Institute (SI).

Creative credits

Design by Darko Kujundzic.
Cultural Accelerator drawing by Babi Badalov, 2020.